'As an American, (Mrs Simpson) loved the access to the highest levels of English society, to be showered with blandishments and expensive jewellery, to be the mistress of the future king. 'But she expected the eventual fate of most mistresses, which is to be dumped.'
Ruby Diamond Set of Grand Duchess Josephine-Charlotte of Luxemburg
The Duke of Windsor (1894-1972) sitting at a desk, which is strewn with books and paperwork in Goverment House in Nassau, the Bahamas, circa 1942. The Duke of Windsor served as Governor of the Bahamas from 1940 to 1945. (Photo by Ivan Dmitri/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
Duke of Windsor/••••handsome young man, willing to serve his country, but refusing to be told how to live his life. His man or no way! "They're just angry in the moment, but they'll come around and accept Wallis. They'll learn to love her like I do."